A Tesla driver appears to be sleeping on the highway in a Twitter video

A Tesla driver appears to be sleeping behind the wheel in a video posted to Twitter on Monday.Twitter/SethWageWar

  • A driver appears to be sleeping while his car is moving in a on Monday.
  • The video was uploaded by Seth Blake, a guitarist for the band Wage War, who said the vehicle was traveling at 75 mph on a highway when the video was filmed.
  • In the video, the driver is resting his head against the driver‘s-seat headrest, and does not appear to be steering the vehicle.
  • Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

A Tesla driver appears to be sleeping while his car is moving in a on Monday.

The video was uploaded by Seth Blake, a guitarist for the band Wage War, who said the Tesla vehicle was traveling at 75 mph on a highway when the video was filmed.

“Dude is straight snoozing going 75mph on the interstate, letting his do the work,” Blake wrote.

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In the video, the driver is resting his head against the driver‘s-seat headrest, and does not appear to be steering the vehicle. The driver appears to be using , Tesla‘s semi-autonomous driver-assistance system, which can control functions like steering, accelerating, and braking under some circumstances, but requires the driver to be attentive and able to take control of the vehicle if needed.

Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Tesla says on its website that Autopilot requires “active driver supervision,” but the most visible accidents involving Autopilot have involved . Tesla‘s CEO, Elon Musk, has received criticism for using the feature with his hands off the wheel .

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